The most anticipated event of the year is here in Atlanta: the ESFNA soccer tournament. The event will take place from June 30, 2019 to July 6, 2019. This is one event that will bring people together from different states across the USA to Atlanta. While many people will come to  Atlanta for the first time, for others, it has been a long time since they visited. It is always our tradition to check out the best Ethiopian restaurants and enjoy our food whenever we visit a new state. Here are 5 Ethiopian restaurants you must check out during your stay in Atlanta:

  1. Bahel: Authentic Ethiopian Restaurant.

This is one of the most favoured restaurants in Atlanta, which includes the best KITFO in town. The restaurant is known for the authentic Ethiopian food that is prepared using traditional recipes and similar methods. By offering a wide variety of Ethiopian food, be all set to experience the traditional and culture of Atlanta with their conventional hot food.

Address: 3125 Briarcliff Rd NE Ste C, Atlanta, GA 30329

Hours of operation: Monday to Sunday 11AM to 11PM



  1. Feedel Bistro

Feedel Bistro is the latest addition to the buzzing Eritrean and Ethiopian food scene. It offers a cozy and stylish interior while offering amazing dishes, including vegetarian and vegan recipes as well. Whether you are new to Ethiopian/Eritrean cuisine or always have been savouring on it, the dishes of this restaurant promises something guaranteed for everyone.


Address: 3125 Briarcliff Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30329

Hours of operation: Monday to Sunday from 11 am to 10 pm


  1. Abol Café and Restaurant


This is another recommended Ethiopian restaurant offering great authentic Ethiopian food that promises to soothe your taste buds. It is a great place to go after a long night out since they open til 6 am on Friday and Saturday( possibly extended hours during the week of the tournament). They serve the best food including KEKEL and GORED GORED that will prevent the hangover your expect the next morning. Menu is a little pricey but well worth a try for the quality of the food they serve.


Address: 4166 Buford Hwy NE #1120, Atlanta, GA 30345

Hours of operation: Regular hour 10 AM to 12 AM Sunday to Thursday

Open till 6 AM Friday and Saturday (call and check)


  1. Piassa Restaurant

This great eatery place offers a traditional Ethiopian experience with their authentic dishes. They serve the best TIRE SEGA(raw beef) in town paired with an entertaining and talented live band playing your favorite old school ethiopian music so you can reminisce your life in the motherland. It also provides a full-service bar that includes a selection of the best Ethiopian TIJ. The place is open until 1 A.M every day, thus is a great place to pay a quick stop for your late night craving of TIBS or TIRE SEGA.


Address: 3096 N Decatur Rd, Scottdale, GA 30079

Hours of operation: Monday to Sunday 10 AM to 1 AM


  1. Desta Restaurant

This Ethiopian restaurant combines exquisite culture, making it a truly unique experience. The place lays its concentration on authentic flavours, best quality ingredients, delivery speed, service, organization, and hygiene. A great place to go for brunch with your friends to enjoy the Atlanta weather on their spacious patio that has its own outdoor bar. While the restaurant served only eight people when it had opened up, today it is a great space with a capacity to serve about 250 guests.


Address: 3086 Briarcliff Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30329

Hours of operation: Monday to Sunday 10am to 10 pm


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Post by Yonathan Anteneh

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